Tag: ocean

New data allows broad view of human influence on Pacific ecosystems

New data allows broad view of human influence on Pacific ecosystems

April 1, 2015  |  Comments
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Researcher studying extremely remote and uninhabited reefs in an effort to understand what coral reefs would be like in the absence of humans.

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New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawaiʻi

New research predicts a doubling of coastal erosion by mid-century in Hawaiʻi

March 23, 2015  |  1 Comment
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New research from scientists at UH Mānoa brings into clearer focus just how dramatically Hawaiʻi beaches might change as sea level rises in the future.

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Oceanic microbes behave in synchrony across ocean basins

Oceanic microbes behave in synchrony across ocean basins

March 13, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Researchers found that microbial communities in different regions of the Pacific Ocean displayed strikingly similar daily rhythms in their metabolism despite inhabiting extremely different habitats.

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Ocean users asked to keep distance from Hilo Bay wave buoy

Ocean users asked to keep distance from Hilo Bay wave buoy

March 10, 2015  |  Comments
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The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System asks ocean users to carefully navigate around the wave buoy.

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New species discovered beneath ocean crust

New species discovered beneath ocean crust

February 4, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa researchers discover new microbes that may play an important role in the global carbon cycle.

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Microbial oceanography multimedia project gets macro exposure

Microbial oceanography multimedia project gets macro exposure

January 8, 2015  |  Comments
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A video produced by UH Manoa’s Hawaiʻi Ocean Time-series program selected as a top 10 finalist in the Ocean 180 Video Challenge.

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Revolutionary tsunami training tool focus of UH, NOAA workshop

Revolutionary tsunami training tool focus of UH, NOAA workshop

January 5, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s NDPTC and DURP sponsor tsunami training workshop.

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New species and surprising findings in the Mariana Trench

New species and surprising findings in the Mariana Trench

January 5, 2015  |  2 Comments
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SOEST scientists Jeff Drazen and Patty Fryer lead an in-depth expedition of the Mariana Trench.

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Intact ghost ship discovered off the coast of Oʻahu

Intact ghost ship discovered off the coast of Oʻahu

December 5, 2014  |  1 Comment
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Former cable ship Dickenson, later the USS Kailua, was found on the seabed on a UH Māno and NOAA maritime heritage submersible mission.

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El Nino’s fueling effect on intense hurricanes

El Nino’s fueling effect on intense hurricanes

December 5, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa researchers investigate El Nino’s influence on hurricane activity in the Pacific

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